The Office of Sustainability works to provide a better quality of life for all residents while maintaining nature’s ability to function over time by minimizing waste, preventing pollution, promoting efficiency and developing local resources to revitalize the local economy.
This office is also tasked with reducing energy consumption in city-owned facilities, to cost-effectively lower utility operating costs, and to ensure occupant comfort and safety in city facilities.
Putting us on the path to becoming an equitable, low-carbon, climate resilient city.
Protecting our environment through prohibiting single-use plastic checkout bags.
RepowerPVD is Mayor Elorza’s voluntary energy challenge for large buildings.
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